Ravens tackle Stanley adopts ‘unadoptable’ dog
Character Counts | June 17, 2016 1:00 pm
Most animal lovers would look to find a dog at the local pound or animal shelter, but Ronnie Stanley took that idea to a whole new level.
Mercury to hold silent auction, proceeds to benefit OneOrlando Fund
Character Counts | June 16, 2016 12:36 pm
The Phoenix Mercury will be hosting a silent auction on Saturday night with the proceeds going to the OneOrlando fund.
Curry spends a day with twins, names them honorary captains
Character Counts | June 13, 2016 7:07 pm
Warriors star Steph Curry made two young fans’ dreams come true, and it was all because a girl with leukemia decided to be selfless.
Paralyzed former Rutgers star Eric LeGrand asks girl to prom
Character Counts | June 11, 2016 9:00 am
Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has been an inspiration following a paralyzing injury in his career, but his most recent act stands up to all his best ones.
7-year-old’s Make-A-Wish granted by Panthers
Character Counts | May 31, 2016 7:16 pm
The Carolina Panthers and the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted a wish to seven-year-old Parker Cowherd on Tuesday.
PGA’s Tony Finau visits fan he hit with tee shot
Character Counts | May 31, 2016 9:17 am
There are no mulligans on the PGA Tour. Still, even after PGA pro Tony Finau’s tee shot injured a fan, he decided to remedy the situation.
Vikings QB Bridgewater responds to invite, meets young fan
Character Counts | May 26, 2016 11:12 am
Six-year-old Obadiah Gamble wanted to invite Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater to his birthday party.
Suns guard Devin Booker brings a special guest to the NBA draft lottery
Character Counts | May 19, 2016 3:53 pm
Devin Booker brought Suns superfan Jenna Warren and her family to the NBA Draft Lottery.
Collegiate summer league baseball team rescues abandoned puppy
Character Counts | May 13, 2016 9:39 am
The Savannah Bananas rescued a puppy after it was left abandoned in the parking lot of their stadium.
Browns OL Erving makes teen’s night by taking her to prom
Character Counts | May 9, 2016 2:37 pm
Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Cameron Erving made prom an experience 17-year-old Elna Wright will never forget.
Character Counts Finalist
- Horizon's Kody Huff more than a rising baseball star
- Campo Verde's Kanani Hiapo thrives on volleyball court, in the classroom
- Raymond S. Kellis sophomore Chase Weaver balances leadership roles in sports, church
- Westwood's Brianna Anderson makes big differences with little actions
- Marcos de Niza kicker Krysten Muir using football success to build up others
- Arcadia High School's Grant Loftin leads in lacrosse and beyond
- Williams Field High School junior Lindsay O'Driscoll finds time to help others
- Scottsdale Christian's Christina Clark has dreams, reality of helping others
- Golf, piloting and helping others are Brody Burnell's passions
- Teddy bear drive, speeches help Emery Miller inspire children to overcome adversity